National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27–Number of hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2017
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Output measure|
|Short name:||PI 27–Hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2017|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 30/01/2018|
Number of hospital bed days used by patients whose acute (or sub-acute) episode of admitted patient care has finished and who have been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) and approved for residential aged care.
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2017) Health, Superseded 30/01/2018|
|Outcome area:||Aged Care Health, Standard 07/07/2010|
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27-Number of hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2017 QS Health, Standard 31/01/2017|
Collection and usage attributes
Principal or additional diagnosis: Z75.11, ‘Person awaiting admission to residential aged care’
Care type: ‘Maintenance’
Separation mode: ‘discharge/transfer to (an)other acute hospital’; ‘discharge/transfer to a residential aged care service, unless this is the usual place of residence’; ‘statistical discharge - type change’; ‘died’; ‘discharge/transfer to other health care accommodation (includes mothercraft hospitals)’; ‘left against medical advice/discharge at own risk’; ‘statistical discharge from leave’; ‘discharge/transfer to (an)other psychiatric hospital’.
Excludes same-day separations.
1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Number of patient days used by patients who are waiting for residential aged care, where:
|Numerator data elements:|
Total patient days (including overnight and same-day separations)
|Denominator data elements:|
2014–15—Nationally, by 2011 Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) Index of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles (not reported).
2014–15—State and territory, by:
Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2017 National Healthcare Agreement performance reporting: 2014–15.
The scope of the National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD) is episodes of care for admitted patients in essentially all hospitals in Australia, including public and private acute and psychiatric hospitals, free-standing day hospital facilities, alcohol and drug treatment hospitals and dental hospitals.
For 2014–15 data, the 2011 SEIFA IRSD quintile and decile data will be produced using the Australian Statistical Geography Standard geographical unit of Statistical Area 2.
|Unit of measure:||Day|
Data source attributes
|Organisation responsible for providing data:|
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Further data development / collection required:|
Specification: Substantial work required, the measure requires significant work to be undertaken.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27–Number of hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2016 Health, Superseded 31/01/2017
Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27–Number of hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2018 Health, Superseded 19/06/2019